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1 room, 2 adults

The Dragon Hotel

4-starThis property has received its official star rating from Visit Wales.
The Kingsway, Swansea, Wales, SA1 5LS, United Kingdom

4-star hotel with 2 restaurants, near Swansea Castle
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  • Very clean, superb breakfast, nice and quiet rooms and very close to shops and main…Jan 6, 2020
  • The Pool was out or oder and not accessible. When I approached reception to ask about the…Nov 18, 2019

The Dragon Hotel

from €45
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Double Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Family Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible
  • Standard Triple Room
  • Standard Suite, 1 King Bed

What’s around The Dragon Hotel


  • In Castle
  • Swansea Castle - 3 min walk
  • Swansea Market - 5 min walk
  • LC Swansea - 7 min walk
  • National Waterfront Museum - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.) - 66 min drive
  • Swansea Station - 6 min walk
  • Baglan Station - 12 min drive
  • Neath Station - 14 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 106 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking* on site (limited)

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • To-go breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5
  • Conference center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 30-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


THE DRAGON BRASSERIE - This brasserie specializes in regional cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Piano Bar & Restauarnt - This restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves breakfast and lunch. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open select days.



  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

The Dragon Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Dragon Hotel
  • Dragon Hotel Swansea
  • Dragon Swansea
  • Hotel Dragon
  • The Dragon Hotel Swansea, Wales
  • The Dragon Hotel Hotel
  • The Dragon Hotel Swansea
  • The Dragon Hotel Hotel Swansea


Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Parking height restrictions apply.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Self parking costs GBP 9.00 per night

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 20.0 per day

To-go breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 10.00 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Dragon Hotel

  • Does The Dragon Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Dragon Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Dragon Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Dragon Hotel?
    Yes. Self parking costs GBP 9.00 per night. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Are pets allowed at The Dragon Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Dragon Hotel?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Dragon Hotel?
    Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring regional cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Tapestri (3-min walk), Govinda's (3-min walk), and Steak By Night (3-min walk).
  • What is there to do near The Dragon Hotel?
    Recommended spots to visit include Swansea Castle (3-min walk) and Swansea Market (5-min walk), along with LC Swansea (7-min walk) and National Waterfront Museum (10-min walk).

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 541 reviews

Very Good 8.0
The hotel rooms are clearly showing their age, with definite wear and tear visible on the chairs & tables in my room. Everything was absolutely spotless though, their cleaning staff really are on top of things. The breakfast buffet offers a pretty wide choice, and the quality is pretty good. The biggest downsides are the elevators and the location. The elevators, even though ostensibly designed for three persons, usually capitulate with two people and moderate luggage. Not great when you have a heavy suitcase and need to get to one of the upper floors. As far as the location is concerned, the hotel is pretty central. However, time and fate have not been kind to Swansea, and the area now appears pretty run-down and rough, with a lot of empty buildings around,. There's quite a bit of rebuilding going on though, which might help alleviate this somewhat.
ie3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
It was nice and clean. Check in was fast and straight forward. Air conditioning in the room was very good
ie1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Staff very helpful and friendly. Food average. Room needs updating
ie1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice hotel downtown Swansea
Nice hotel downtown, close to the center. Good breakfast. Friendly reception - really appreciated that they kept our bags for the day when checked out.
ie1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Situated perfectly in the centre of the city. Spotlessly clean. Staff extremely, helpful.
ie7 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Work trip
Stayed 1 night for work during lockdown, ended up eating a takeaway kebab in my room as all of the restaurants were closed. This was no issue and of course out of the hotels hands.
gb1 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
n ok stay for covid
There was a druggie in the reception when we arrived, I can understand due to covid things are in short supply but to have NO sprites available was a joke. The room was very cozy and clean just needed some tlc around the chipped paint on the skirting boards and door frames, windows needed a clean and so did the roof of the restaurant below as had a old phone ! Not nice to look at.. definitely not what I would associate with a upmarket hotel. Had a discount rate so was ok. Definitely would have been more upset if I had payed full price .. staff ( the 2 I saw) absolutely amazing customer service
Natalie, us1 night family trip
Good 6.0
business trip
Looks very tired was basic, the net curtains look like they have been the 20 yrs. Great location though.
Paul, us1 night business trip
Good 6.0
Kept waiting
The lady we met on arrival was lovely but we were early and couldn’t check in so parked up and returned later. The gentleman we met later we were 30mins till check in time kept us waiting till the exact time then asked us do you want to check in which we had already said that 30mins earlier. We had no hot water in our room as we were meeting friends 45mins after checking in we didn’t have time for them to do anything about it then, however as we left to meet the friends we told the same gentleman about it no hot water and no plug in the sink. On our return a few hours later we did have hot water but no plug.
keith, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely desk staff and very pleasant room with view of the sea. Thank you
Ed, gb1 night family trip

The Dragon Hotel